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Therapeutic Massage

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Grow your skill set and find a career path in the Therapeutic Massage Certificate Program at Bristol Community College, the only program in Massachusetts that is both for credit and accredited by the Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA). 

  • Licensed Massage Therapists can work for themselves or as part of a healthcare team, working in medical offices, fitness and wellness centers, and more.
  • Nurses, PTAs, OTAs, and home health aides can expand their professional horizons through therapeutic massage certification.

Evening and weekend classes available, and you can earn credit for past experience. Financial aid available is available for this program. 

Admissions 774.357.2947 | Financial Aid 774.357.2515
BCC New Bedford | 800 Purchase Street | New Bedford, MA

Getting Started

With classes available evenings and weekends at BCC's downtown New Bedford Campus, you can earn your the certificate in two semesters. Financial aid is available and you may be able to earn credits for previous related experience.

Course work focuses on preparation for the National Certification Examination for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork. After completing the program, you may apply to their local boards of health for licensure.

Personal Growth

Whether you are adding to your professional toolbox to build a resume and further your education or you are looking to change careers, one thing is clear: the need for well-trained, licensed massage therapists is out there.

The Therapeutic Massage Program is inspiring, challenging, and clinical while maintaining a fun and in-depth curriculum. It's not just an education: it's a whole-life experience.

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